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Vanderbilt Corporate Health Services - Workers' Compensation Division

MANAGEMENT OF THE INJURED WORKER XIII Conference on September 26 2014

Medical Management of the Injured Worker XIII 2014

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Vanderbilt Corporate Health Services has been sponsoring the “Medical Management of the Injured Worker” conference for the workers’ compensation community for thirteen years.  In 2010, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine joined us in sponsoring this event for CME credits for physicians.   Conference attendees - consisting of physicians, physician assistants, occupational health nurses, case managers, insurance claims adjusters, claims managers, physical therapists, attorneys and employer representatives -  tell us they return again and again because they receive quality medical information specific to workers' compensation from interesting speakers who are experts in their fields.  They also tell us that the overall conference an excellent value and provides numerous opportunities to network with their peers.

The date and location of our conference, Medical Management of the Injured Worker XIII, have been set and we are excited!  This year’s conference will focus on evidence based medical practice and the new Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act of 2013.

Date:       September 26, 2014

Location:  The Factory at Franklin
               Jamison Hall and the Commons Area
               230 Franklin Road, Franklin TN, 37064

 

 

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2014 Medical Management of the Injured Worker XIII

We are now accepting reservations for our conference, Medical Management of the Injured Worker XIII.  This year’s conference will focus on evidence based medical practice and the new Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act of 2013.
Date:       September 26, 2014

Location:  The Factory at Franklin
                 Jamison Hall and the Commons Area
                 230 Franklin Road, Franklin TN, 37064

Register Here

Conference Brochure

If paying by card: Please call Tammie Mathis at 615.936.2098 after registering through the link above. 

The early session topics will include an overview of evidence based medicine in the treatment of the shoulder and chronic pain, how new legislation is changing the use of pain medications, and new guidelines for the treatment of common work injuries.

The late morning and early afternoon session will consist of a mock trial tried by attorneys before a Tennessee Division of Workers’ Compensation judge.

The registration information will be sent out in mid July.

We hope to see you there.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR PHYSICIANS

 

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians

 

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Learning Objectives:  After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

1. Approaches to implement and continue treatment for work related lower extremity injuries.

2. How to be compliant with AMA Guiedes evaluatiing lower extremity impairment

3.  How to determine if a patient is at maximal medical improvement aftera lower extremity injury.

 

It is the policy of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapporoved uses of drugs and devices during their presentations.

 

ADDITIONAL CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Application to the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) has been submitted for the Vanderbilt conference on Friday, March 8 and for the TCOEM conference on Saturday, March 9.

Application for CEU's for Kentucky  adjusters has been filed with the Kentucky Department of Insurance for Friday event only.

REGISTRATION

Formal invitations for the 'Medical Management of the Injured Worker XIII' conference will be mailed in August.  Anyone interested in attending this conference can register by returning the registration card which was sent with the invitation along with payment or linking into this form on our secured website: Credit cards are welcome.  If you choose to register via our website and wish to use a credit card, Tammie Mathis will contact you by phone to obtain your credit card information, so be sure to include a contact phone number on the internet form   A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you as soon as we have processed your payment, so please be sure to also include your e-mail address whether you register by mail or the internet.

Early Registration for physicians is $200.00 - This fee includes the CME cost to us.

Early Registration for non-physicians is $100.00. 

Registration and payment must be postmarked by February 22, 2013 for Early Registration.  No registrations will be accepted after March 1, except as walk-ins at the door.  The fee for Walk-In Registration will be increased by $25.00 the day of the conference.   Food service and registration materials cannot be guaranteed for Walk-In Registrants, though we will do our best. 

No registration fees will be refunded after March 1, 2013, thoughr egistrations can be transferred to another person. 

Discounts are available for multiple attendees from a single company.

If you prefer to mail your registration/payment and did not receive a formal invitation, please print the completed registration form from REGISTRATION FOR 2013 CONFERENCE, and mail with your check or credit card information to:

Tammie Mathis
Vanderbilt Corporate Health Services
3319 West End Avenue, Suite 950
Nashville, TN 37203

If you have questions regarding payment or reservations, please contact Tammie at:

HOTEL INFORMATION

The "Medical Management of the Injured Worker XII" conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel - Cool Springs in Franklin, Tennessee.  We have held our conference at this location in past years and have always had great feedback about the facility and their food. The location is very central, easily accessed from I-65, and provides numerous shopping and dining experiences nearby. 

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements. The Embassy Suites Hotel - Cool Springs is located  at 820 Crescent Centre Drive in Franklin, Tennessee.   Lodging reservations may be made by calling 615-515-5151. 

Driving Directions:  From I-65, exit 68-A to Cool Springs Boulevard East.  Turn right onto Carothers Parkway at the first light.  Turn right almost immediately onto Crescent Centre Drive.   The hotel is on the right.

AREA HAPPENINGS INFORMATION

March is a great time of year to visit the Nashville area.  While you are here, extend your stay for the weekend and enjoy the area!

Some ideas:

Franklin, Tennessee has been recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the South. The accolades have rolled in for Downtown Franklin with honors that include “Best Small Town in Tennessee,” “America’s Most Romantic Main Street,” “One of America’s Greatest Antique Destinations,” and Southern Living’s #5 “Best Small Town in the South.”   The Grand Ole Opry performs on Fridays and Saturdays

Grand Ole Opry or General Jackson Tours - http://www.nashvilletours.us/

Frist Center for Visual Arts - http://www.fristcenter.com/

Nashville Symphony - http://www.nashvillesymphony.org/

Nashville Nightlife & Sporting Events - http://www.nashvillecvb.com/ (click Visitors & Friends)